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About Muse - Artist's Retreat

A self- catering rural artist's retreat east of Pretoria, only 15 min by car from Woodlands Boulevard Shopping Center. Ideal as a weekend getaway from the city without being too far from the bright lights.
Also a quiet recovery spot for international travelers to find their feet before exploring the rest of the country.
Eclectically furnished and decorated with original artworks.

On an 8.5 hectare smallholding that includes the artist's home and sculpture studio.
Due to the fragile nature of the artworks, no children under the age of 12 allowed. A minimum stay of 2 days.
Guests have their own large veranda with "braai" (barbeque) facilities and are welcome to use the pool at the house.

The retreat is furnished with books, games and puzzles. The retreat is about 200m from the main house and the sculpture studio, to allow for privacy.

Romantic: Artist's retreat - private. Two rustic but romantic bedrooms with beautiful artworks. Entire, self-catering retreat for one rate, so no additional guests.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: an hour
  • Minimum stay: 2 Days
  • Type: Guest House
  • Sleeps: 4
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 4 Reviews


  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises
  • Romantic
  • Cosy

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans


  • No TGCSA Grading


25% OFF Post-festive season recovery break

Stay between 07 Jan 2019 and 2019/02/28 12:00:00 AM and get 25% off.

  • 3 night min stay (check-in between 07 Jan 2019 and 28 Feb 2019)

25% OFF Midweek solitude break

Stay between 30 Oct 2018 and 20 Dec 2018 and get 25% off. Valid every Tue,Wed,Thu. .

Important Information

The entire retreat, with 2 bedrooms and a single bathroom, is let at a single rate. It sleeps 4 and must be booked for a minimum of 2 days.

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  • Muse - Artist's Retreat Sleeps 4 Includes: Self-catering A 2 bedroom, fully-fitted, self-catering cottage. Rustic, with luxury linen, towels, soaps, nibbles, books.No TV as... see more Features:  Double beds, Queen beds, Shared bathroom, Balcony/patio, Self-catering, Separate toilet see more Double beds, Queen beds, Shared bathroom, Balcony/patio, Self-catering, Separate toilet, Fan, Heater, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Bar Fridge, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer, Garden views
    from R550 Room rate
    • Adults

      Reviews for Muse - Artist's Retreat

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      Greg Chambers
      08 October 2018

      This place is recommended for people who love the old and rustic locations with a modern twist to it. The art in the Cottage is out of this world, even for a non-art expert as me. Zelda and Xavier, the Owners are the perfect hosts, and willing to assist with anything you may require. Settled outside of the hustle and bustle of Pretoria, the perfect getaway for a quiet and relaxing vacation. Will surely use this establishment again when I go to Pretoria.

      Surita Hanekom
      19 September 2018

      A spacious and relaxing cottage. Everything you need to cook or braai your food is available. Artistic décor through the whole house. Excellent view and lots of birds. Very safe with an alarm system in and around the house securing your vehicles as well. I just loved it and came home relaxed and refreshed.

      Charmaine Breytenbach
      03 September 2018

      We loved the atmosphere and veranda. The linen was of good quality and the whole cottage was clean and smelled of lavender etc. The owner went over and above to making sure one feels welcome with small gifts of lavender sachets, and fresh flowers. Even though a bit out of Pretoria, we will definitely stay there again.

      Yvet Dupreez
      08 July 2018

      Pleasant and peaceful, artfully decorated.

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      Muse - Artist's Retreat is 26.8km from the centre of Pretoria (Tshwane) , the nearest airport 20.2km (Waterkloof AFB Airport).
      *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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